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DAL Law Firm: Why Do I Need a Power of Attorney?

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Designed by Freepik Why Do I Need a Power of Attorney? A Power of Attorney is a document which is prepared now, and gives another person certain powers to act on their behalf... [Read more]

City edges up to 70% recycle rate; plastic grocery bag ban considered by Council

City edges up to 70% recycle rate; plastic grocery bag ban considered by Council

By Jack Mayne The recycling rate is up in Burien while the Council mulls the possibility of banning plastic grocery bags. The issues were long discussions at the Monday (April 23) meeting of the Council... [Read more]

REMINDER: Sea-Tac Stakeholder Advisory Round Table is this Wed. night

REMINDER: Sea-Tac Stakeholder Advisory Round Table is this Wed. night

REMINDER: The second Sea-Tac Stakeholder Advisory Round Table (StART) meeting is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. this Wednesday, April 25. The meeting will be held at the Conference Center at Seattle-Tacoma International... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I am in favor of a ban on plastic bags and other single use plastics’

LETTER: ‘I am in favor of a ban on plastic bags and other single use plastics’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Burien and B-Town Blog: I attended... [Read more]

Police seeking witnesses to recent shooting at Angle Lake Park

Police seeking witnesses to recent shooting at Angle Lake Park

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: King County Major Crimes Detectives are looking for additional witnesses that may have seen a disturbance that lead to a shooting in SeaTac at Angle Lake Park on April... [Read more]

‘Dining Out For Life’ fundraiser is this Thursday, April 26

‘Dining Out For Life’ fundraiser is this Thursday, April 26

The 25th annual ‘Dining Out For Life’ (DOFL) fundraiser will be held this Thursday, April 26. Participating restaurants will donate 30-50% of their proceeds generated from the philanthropy... [Read more]

Earn BATcoins via Burien Actors Theatre’s new ‘Whitmore Selfie Challenge’!

Earn BATcoins via Burien Actors Theatre’s new ‘Whitmore Selfie Challenge’!

Did you know that you can earn BATcoins by participating in Burien Actors Theatre’s new ‘Whitmore Selfie Challenge’? During the run of Church & State – which opens this Friday,... [Read more]

Auditions for Hi-Liners’ production of ‘Into the Woods’ will be Thursday, May 10

Auditions for Hi-Liners’ production of ‘Into the Woods’ will be Thursday, May 10

Auditions for the Hi-Liners’ MainStage Production of ‘Into the Woods’ will be held on Thursday, May 10. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone’s favorite storybook characters... [Read more]

It’s official – PCC Community Markets to open new Burien store Wed., May 23

It’s official – PCC Community Markets to open new Burien store Wed., May 23

PCC Community Markets (PCC) announced Tuesday that it will be opening its new Burien store on Wedneday, May 23, 2018. The new store will be the first for PCC that’s located south of Seattle. Located... [Read more]

Mayor Jimmy Matta marches with friends, family of shooting victim

Mayor Jimmy Matta marches with friends, family of shooting victim

Story & Photo by Aaron Wells Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta marched Monday afternoon (April 23) with the family and friends of Elizabeth Juarez, 13, one of two girls killed in a shooting on March 28. The... [Read more]

REMINDER: Quiet Skies Coalition meeting on airport issues is TONIGHT

REMINDER: Quiet Skies Coalition meeting on airport issues is TONIGHT

REMINDER: The Quiet Skies Coalition will be holding a Community Meeting to discuss the latest news on the FAA and airplane noise over Burien TONIGHT – Tuesday, April 24, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Gregory... [Read more]

National Children’s Day to be celebrated at Burien Library on Sun., April 29

National Children’s Day to be celebrated at Burien Library on Sun., April 29

Serving residents within 39 cities of its large and diverse service area, King County Library System (KCLS) will emphasize the importance of literacy for children from all backgrounds on Sunday, April... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Stakeholder Advisory Round Table (StART) will be Wednesday

Sea-Tac Stakeholder Advisory Round Table (StART) will be Wednesday

The second Sea-Tac Stakeholder Advisory Round Table (StART) meeting is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. this Wednesday, April 25. The meeting will be held at the Conference Center at Seattle-Tacoma International... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help identifying suspect from Burien backpack robbery

Police seeking public’s help identifying suspect from Burien backpack robbery

Police are seeking the public’s help identifying a suspect and suspect vehicle from a robbery in Burien that happened to a 13-year old student on Wednesday, April 18. Police say that on Wednesday at... [Read more]

Burien Mayor Matta determined to bridge language gap for students, parents

Burien Mayor Matta determined to bridge language gap for students, parents

Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta, attending Thursday’s community safety meeting at Highline High School, noted that 41% of Highline students are Hispanic and called for a phone tree to reach out to families... [Read more]

State Dept. of Commerce designates areas in Burien as ‘Opportunity Zones’

State Dept. of Commerce designates areas in Burien as ‘Opportunity Zones’

The Washington State Department of Commerce recently designated the following areas in Burien as ‘Opportunity Zones’ (see maps below): Downtown Burien, Five Corners area, Highline High School... [Read more]

Burien Localists launches ‘Project: Barrier Breakers (Spanish Speakers Social)’

Burien Localists launches ‘Project: Barrier Breakers (Spanish Speakers Social)’

Our friends at the Burien Localists group have just launched a great new ongoing event – ‘Project: Barrier Breakers (Spanish Speakers Social)’ – where they’re matching people whose... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Cinco de Mayo will be Saturday, May 5 at the Normandy Park Community Club

Cinco de Mayo will be Saturday, May 5 at the Normandy Park Community Club

CINCO DE MAYO! Saturday, May 5, 2018 at The Cove! WITH THE APPROXIMATIONS  7 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. The Cove Community club says: Normandy Park Community Club would like you to be their guest at the... [Read more]

Undercover sting leads to arrest of Burien man for trying to buy girls underwear

Undercover sting leads to arrest of Burien man for trying to buy girls underwear

On Wednesday, April 18, King County Sheriff’s Detectives from Metro Transit had learned from several anonymous witnesses that a stack of notes had been left in a few Metro Bus stops along International... [Read more]

Woman assaults manager, customers with Bear Spray at Big 5 Saturday night

Woman assaults manager, customers with Bear Spray at Big 5 Saturday night

On Saturday (April 21) at about 8:15 p.m., a female customer entered Big 5 Sporting Goods in Burien and got into an argument with the manager about a return. The suspect became angry, went behind the counter... [Read more]

Normandy Park basketball star Brittany McPhee signs with Seattle Storm

Normandy Park basketball star Brittany McPhee signs with Seattle Storm

Stanford, CA – January 12, 2018: Stanford Women’s Basketball wins over Washington State 70-57 at Maples Pavilion. Photo by Bob Drebin/ISIPhotos.com Normandy Park native Brittany McPhee –... [Read more]

After Hours Networking Event will be at Merrill Gardens on Thursday, April 26

After Hours Networking Event will be at Merrill Gardens on Thursday, April 26

A networking event will be held at Merrill Gardens (an Advertiser) on Thursday, April 26, from 5 – 7 p.m. Enjoy appetizers, cocktails, and the opportunity to chat with professional friends. “If... [Read more]

After meetings/surveys, School Board selects obvious names for 2 new schools

After meetings/surveys, School Board selects obvious names for 2 new schools

Highline School Board members selected names for two new schools this week, and the names are kind of familiar sounding and obvious – ‘Des Moines Elementary School’ and ‘Glacier Middle... [Read more]

Free Disaster Preparedness Workshops coming to Burien starting April 30

Free Disaster Preparedness Workshops coming to Burien starting April 30

The City of Burien is partnering with King County Emergency Management to bring free preparedness workshops to Burien residents, beginning Monday, April 30. The series of three workshops will provide basic... [Read more]